Algorithms for Computer Music



When: Winter semester 2018

Contact:

Mickael Zehren, Prof. Paolo Bientinesi
Send an email

Overview

This seminar is well suited for motivated students who are passionate about both music and computers. Ideally, you want to work on a MS thesis in computer music.

All the topics are concerned with the algorithmic/automatic solution of a music-related problem.
E.g.: identification of a musical composer, generation of music, simulation of an acoustic environment, ...

Every student gives a presentation and writes a report on the assigned topic. The presentation must contain music.


Prerequisites

  • Reasonable knowledge of the fundamentals of music
  • Good command of algorithms & complexity
  • Familiarity with multiple programming languages
  • Strong mathematical background


Seminar rules

  • Attendance is mandatory
  • Grade:
    • 70% presentation, demo, Q&A
    • 30% report


Lectures

  • When: Wednesdays, 5.15pm
  • Where: Rogowski 115, AICES seminar room, Schinkelstrasse 2

Schedule

  • Wednesday, 17/10/2018 Topic assignment


Material

  • "HOWTO: Presentations", by P. Bientinesi [ PDF]